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The Ancient Armenian Yarkhushta Dance

The Ancient Armenian Yarkhushta Dance

Yarkhushta is an antique Armenian dance symbolizing an imaginary duel. How the dance is performed has great importance. It is believed that when the dancers strike their palms with each other, special energy along with the strength and power of the native land, the Motherland, is exchanged between them. Yarkhushta was danced before battles to …